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2022 Jaguar F-Pace Recalled Over Missing Audio Amplifier Module
2022 Jaguar F-Pace Recalled Over Missing Audio Amplifier Module

11 Aug 2022, 17:52 UTC / Land Rover recalled the Range Rover Velar over the same issue, which goes to show that JLR quality control still leaves much to be desired

 
Ralph Nader Urges NHTSA to Remove FSD From Every Tesla
Ralph Nader Urges NHTSA to Remove FSD From Every Tesla

10 Aug 2022, 18:27 UTC / The consumer advocate, famous for the book “Unsafe at Any Speed,” released the statement on his website demanding swift measures.

 
Kia Announces Massive Recall, Nearly 260k Optima Sedans Affected
Kia Announces Massive Recall, Nearly 260k Optima Sedans Affected

9 Aug 2022, 11:41 UTC / Introduced into production for MY14, the remedy for the recalled vehicles is rather simple: adding industrial-grade adhesive tape over the headliner plates

 
Jaguar Recalls F-Pace Over Incorrect Taillights
Jaguar Recalls F-Pace Over Incorrect Taillights

8 Aug 2022, 14:12 UTC / Assembly plant workers may have installed Euro-spec taillights on U.S. vehicles, prompting Jaguar to recall 5,297 examples of the F-Pace

 
Volkswagen and Audi Recall Certain MY16 Vehicles Due to Airbag Issue
Volkswagen and Audi Recall Certain MY16 Vehicles Due to Airbag Issue

8 Aug 2022, 10:59 UTC / Both Volkswagen and Audi are calling back a grand total of 1,216 vehicles to replace the front passenger airbag module with a properly manufactured unit

 
Mercedes Recalls 27,330 Vehicles Over Misrouted Wiring Harness, Fire Risk Noted
Mercedes Recalls 27,330 Vehicles Over Misrouted Wiring Harness, Fire Risk Noted

8 Aug 2022, 09:12 UTC / Optimized transmission wiring harness routing and increased cable length ensure that this condition may no longer occur from April 21st onwards

 
There Was a Dip in Distracted Driving Deaths in the U.S., but It's Not Enough
There Was a Dip in Distracted Driving Deaths in the U.S., but It's Not Enough

7 Aug 2022, 17:35 UTC / The latest data for distracted driving deaths in the U.S. shows a slight drop, but over 3,125 people died because of this in 2020. This is what you need to know

 
BMW Recalls 27 i4 and 56 iX Units for Fire Risk, Asks Owners to Stop Driving
BMW Recalls 27 i4 and 56 iX Units for Fire Risk, Asks Owners to Stop Driving

2 Aug 2022, 09:24 UTC / The German brand said that a cathode plate might have been damaged in the production process, which could lead to a short circuit

 
1.3 Million Jeep Cherokee Vehicles May Be Recalled Over Parking Brake Issue
1.3 Million Jeep Cherokee Vehicles May Be Recalled Over Parking Brake Issue

28 Jul 2022, 13:20 UTC / The NHTSA has opened a preliminary evaluation into 1,341,055 examples of the KL-generation Jeep Cherokee over a very serious problem

 
NHTSA Investigates Transmission Issue Affecting Chrysler Pacifica PHEV
NHTSA Investigates Transmission Issue Affecting Chrysler Pacifica PHEV

28 Jul 2022, 12:16 UTC / Approximately 21,348 examples of the Chrysler Pacifica plug-in hybrid from model years 2019 through 2021 may be recalled in due time

 
NHTSA Investigates Engine Stalling Issue Affecting Dodge Journey, Jeep Compass, Patriot
NHTSA Investigates Engine Stalling Issue Affecting Dodge Journey, Jeep Compass, Patriot

28 Jul 2022, 11:10 UTC / Jeep and Dodge are in hot waters over the engine stalling issue affecting the 2016 model year Journey, Compass, and Patriot

 
NHTSA Approves Investigation Into 2021 Ford Bronco 2.7L EcoBoost V6 Engine Failures
NHTSA Approves Investigation Into 2021 Ford Bronco 2.7L EcoBoost V6 Engine Failures

27 Jul 2022, 16:05 UTC / Up to 25,538 examples of the 2021 model year Ford Bronco with the 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 engine may be recalled in due time

 
NHTSA Will Investigate Tesla Crash That Killed Motorcyclist in Draper, Utah
NHTSA Will Investigate Tesla Crash That Killed Motorcyclist in Draper, Utah

27 Jul 2022, 11:20 UTC / Landon Embry was 34 years old. The Utah Highway Patrol (UHP) is still trying to have access to the videos the Model 3 that hit him recorded.

 
Autopilot Is Confirmed to Be Involved With Another Death: a Motorcyclist in Utah
Autopilot Is Confirmed to Be Involved With Another Death: a Motorcyclist in Utah

25 Jul 2022, 22:14 UTC / Although the police stressed that the driver should be paying attention to the road, automatic emergency braking could have prevented the crash.

 
The NDAs That GM Signed With Early Cadillac Lyriq Adopters Raise a Red Flag at NHTSA
The NDAs That GM Signed With Early Cadillac Lyriq Adopters Raise a Red Flag at NHTSA

25 Jul 2022, 09:55 UTC / NHTSA has reached out to GM to clarify the confidential agreements the company signed with early adopters of the all-electric Cadillac Lyriq

 
GM Recalls 680,000 Chevy and GMC SUVs, but It Lacks the Parts To Fix Them
GM Recalls 680,000 Chevy and GMC SUVs, but It Lacks the Parts To Fix Them

19 Jul 2022, 16:33 UTC / An earlier recall issued by GM for the 2014-2015 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain is still in limbo, as the carmaker lacks the parts needed to fix the problem

 
Toyota Distributor Is Recalling 280 Examples of the 4Runner to Replace a Label
Toyota Distributor Is Recalling 280 Examples of the 4Runner to Replace a Label

18 Jul 2022, 09:14 UTC / Due to a labeling error, Southeast Toyota Distributors LLC is recalling a grand total of 280 utility vehicles produced for the 2020 to 2022 model years

 
GM Recalls Buick Regal Over Brake Issue
GM Recalls Buick Regal Over Brake Issue

15 Jul 2022, 13:58 UTC / The Regal may not be sold in the United States anymore, but GM still has to fix a few older models over a software gremlin that affects braking performance

 
Tesla Is Not the Only Company Under Scrutiny by NHTSA: Cruise Is Also Being Investigated
Tesla Is Not the Only Company Under Scrutiny by NHTSA: Cruise Is Also Being Investigated

8 Jul 2022, 17:13 UTC / After almost ten vehicles stopped in San Francisco, a Cruise vehicle got involved in a crash on June 3, triggering the investigation

 
NHTSA Will Investigate Two Fatal Crashes Involving Tesla EVs – One More Can Be Included
NHTSA Will Investigate Two Fatal Crashes Involving Tesla EVs – One More Can Be Included

8 Jul 2022, 10:48 UTC / We can’t say the safety regulator isn’t acting accordingly to its will to understand and rule ADAS and autonomous driving.